What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for Commercial Real Estate?

Now that the votes have been tallied, the questions begin. Who will be selected for the next Cabinet? How will Washington’s priorities shift? How will a Trump presidency change policies that affect commercial real estate markets and investments? It’s still much too early to know definitively what the next four years will bring. But we […]

If Commercial is Tightening, Will Housing Tighten, too?

We reported in the Beverly-Hanks Q2 2016 Market Report that commercial sales across WNC are softening considerably. Now, we’re seeing evidence that big banks across the nation are tightening their commercial loan standards. Could these changes be in anticipation of a greater real estate slowdown? For the fourth quarter in a row, banks are tightening […]

Commercial Lending Remains a Concern, but Not a Barrier, for Local Business Investment

The sale and lease of commercial real estate continues to grow, both regionally and nationally, but commercial Realtors remain concerned about the availability of commercial financing. Overall, national lending for commercial real estate investment was incredibly strong in Q4 2015. In fact, the time period was the fourth highest quarter for borrowing and lending on […]

REPORT: $178B Invested in Commercial Real Estate for 2015 by ultra-high-net-worth individuals

Luxury Daily Luxury Daily is the world’s leading trade publication covering luxury marketing and retail across all mediums and channels.The article summarized below was originally written by Jen King. It is important to recognize that high-net-worth individuals account for 25 percent of all global commercial property transactions. In 2015, Knight Frank found that the UHNW population […]

Real Estate Investing

What Should You Know? MSN Money.com’s powerful chart demonstrates what a fantastic return investment real estate has been from January 2000 through November 2011. What is investment real estate? According to Investopedia.com, it is “real estate that generates income or is otherwise intended for investment purposes rather than as a primary residence.” If you’ve been […]

Asheville: A Model for Others to Follow

(SalisburyPost.com) ASHEVILLE—The transformation of Asheville’s downtown over the past 25 years has been organic and incremental, seemingly one building and one street at a time. It ultimately found a synergy with developers, independent businesses, and a burgeoning arts community. Meanwhile, architectural landmarks that avoided the wrecking ball long ago now stand as integral parts of […]